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  • Short Summary

    Queen visits central depot where the books and magazines are sorted for the troops.

  • Description

    London.

    Various shots of the books and magazines being sorted and packed for the troops on front. Some good shots of the books and making parcels. Parcels with books are loaded to lorries to be transported further.

    Several shots of a huge sorting depot with thousands of sacks of books and magazines waiting to be sorted. Several shots of women and men sorting books.

    Various shots of the Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) walking around depot with several people who explain her as they go. Queen is seen talking to several people and looking at books.

    Several shots of women seated at long table repairing books. More shots of the people sorting and packing books and magazines for the front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1631.19
    Media URN:
    75497
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:22:00 / 01:57:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 246 C

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